PDC52650 - Academic Writing - Structuring a Formal Essay

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an overview of the essential elements for constructing an academic-style essay. Academic writing is formal and uses a formal structure to present a coherent and logical argument. This course will provide the necessary steps to prepare, plan, research and create a basic academic essay to answer the task question.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this short course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to gain knowledge on how to structure a formal academic essay.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

1 hour

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the formal structure of the academic essay
  2. Identify the skills required to construct an academic essay
  3. Outline the preparation and planning required for a formal essay.

Assessment 

Online Quiz 

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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